Published on 5 Jun 2015 Sections

Many Burmese and Bangladeshi migrants killed by traffickers

Migrant traffic is not all heading from north Africa towards Europe, there’s another route which is no less perilous. One used by Burmese Muslims and Bangladeshis who travel south in hope of a better life in Malaysia. But the traffickers who transport them often take them prisoner in camps on the Thai-Malaysian border, and it’s become clear that many are killed before they reach their destination.

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